' Lord of Chance by Erica Ridley is book One in the "Rogues to Riches" series. This is the story of Charlotte Devon and Anthony Fairfax.
Anthony is the brother to Sarah Fairfax who was the main female character in "The Brigadier's Runaway Bride" which was book Five "The Dukes of War" series. But you don't have to have read that book to enjoy this one. I just wanted to point the connection out in case you have read that one and would like to read Anthony's story.
Anthony is in debit with the possibility of prison. But Anthony is still Gambling and trying to raise money that way to pay his debits when he meets Charlotte. Charlotte to is seeking something but she is trying to find her father. Charlotte has build up a fantasy of sorts about her father and whats to find him. Charlotte meets Anthony at a card table where they played several hands of cards. When Anthony first sees Charlotte she is sitting in view of the card table. There he starts to think she is his 'lady luck' as he keeps wining his hands. But after a few men leave she moves to play and wins all his hands and what money he won. With one last bet Anthony loose to her he must walk her back to her room. Along the way he had to claim to be her husband and then they find there is a problem with her room. This sets in motion for them to join forces to try and help each other meet their goals to get Anthony out of Debit and Charlotte to find her father.
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